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EPA Awards Over $100,000 to the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma

Release Date: 12/28/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – December 28, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $110,000 to the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma to manage specific environmental programs and establish a core program for environmental protection. The tribe will use the funds to write grants, update quality assurance documents, attend environmental meetings, coordinate emergency response exercises, create maps using geographic information and global positioning systems, update its solid waste dump inventory and develop solid waste regulations.

Additional information on EPA grants: http://www.epa.gov/region6/gandf/index.htm

More about activities in EPA Region 6: http://www.epa.gov/region6

EPA audio file is available at http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/audio.htm#audio122807_pawnee

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